Sunday, March 31, 2013

Just Ignore Him - Irwin Caplan

Saturday Evening Post - 1954

"Have you tried ignoring him?"

Sage advice form a time when children should be 'seen and not heard' and it iw not common pratice to medicate rambunctiousness children

Thursday, March 21, 2013

Wednesday, March 20, 2013

Little Brother - Salo

Saturday Evening Post - 1952

"I told sis you were here. She gave a little cry and went back to sleep."

Monday, March 18, 2013

Wheel of Fortune - Black Plague

c 1650  woodcut

Anicius Manlius Severinus Bo√ęthius, commonly called Boethius, was a philosopher of the early 6th century. Boethius’ Rota Fortuna, or wheel of fortune, casting a shadow over a dog; engraving emblematic of the black plague.

Sunday, March 17, 2013

Moose Hunt - Caualli

Saturday Evening Post 1952

"I heard the moose yell 'Don't Shoot!', but I thought it was some kind of a trick"

Monday, March 11, 2013

French Cartoon - Raining Cats if not Dogs

French Cartoon c. 1850

French cartoon - In French there is the expression "raining cats and dogs" but this seems to depict just cats.

Friday, March 8, 2013

Have You Got a License for That? - Ben Thompson

Saturday Evening Post 1950

"Well, it's either a larger dog or a very small man!"

I didn't know you needed a licence for that.

Monday, March 4, 2013

House Call - Bram

Saturday Evening Post -1954

"When he got up this morning he took an aspirin and some vitamins, then he took pills for his ulcer and pills for iron. then after some cough medicine he took drugs for a cold, and when he lit a cigarette there was some kind of explosion"

Sunday, March 3, 2013

Laundry Day - Lamb

Saturday Evening Post 1954

"Henry - Will you watch what you're doing?"

Got a little help you don't need